Understanding Disclosure and Authorization Forms
As an end-user of background reports, Employers are assigned numerous responsibilities, including providing and procuring certain disclosures and authorizations to and from consumers. To order an employment background report from a Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA) such as Crimcheck, an employer must certify that it has successfully complied with all duties as required by the Fair […]
How to Ensure Accuracy in Employee Background Screening
The accuracy of criminal records used in employment screening has become a major issue for both employers and employment background screening providers (legally known as consumer reporting agencies (CRAs)) in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) related litigation. Considering the potential liability of hiring a candidate with a criminal record, combined with the speed and omnipresence of the media, one […]
Crimcheck Is Always Working Towards Streamlining and Automation
Crimcheck is always working towards streamlining and automating the manual investigation process as much as possible to keep our turnaround time fast for our clients. Here are some of the highlights of our recent automations: 1. Over 45% of all Statewide and Multi-county Search components have been automated resulting in turnaround time reduction of over […]
Pre-Hiring Data that Matters
Curiosity compels us to seek information. And thanks to the digital universe, most things we want to know are only a click away. For instance, how many gold medals did the USA athletes win at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics? But what about data that matters to you – data that can help human resource […]
Why Do Staffing Background Checks Get Delayed?
Background checks are invaluable for staffing agencies. This is because, given the nature of their business, staffing firms cannot afford to hire the wrong people. Conducting thorough and accurate background checks is essential to ensure this. In most cases, accuracy isn’t the only thing staffing agencies need to worry about. The length of time taken […]
What is an OFAC Background Check and When Should You Conduct One?
What is OFAC? The Office of Foreign Assets Control is a part of the United States Treasury. This group oversees the process of determining whether a company or individual is authorized to do business in the United States. When should you conduct an OFAC background check? Any company that strives for diversity on their team […]
What Are Your Biggest Background Check Problems For Your Camp?
Just in the last 2 years, FCRA lawsuits have tripled for not following strict guidelines based on FCRA compliancy law. So what are your biggest issues? Read the 4 main solutions we came up with below. In 2011, the American Camp Association (ACA) updated its accreditation criteria to include Standard HR4-B. This standard mandates compulsory […]
FCRA Compliance: The Cost of Clarity
You’re looking forward to the Hiring Fair that starts Monday morning. As one of the hiring managers, you’ve had your staff put together hiring packages that will inform job candidates about the company culture, provide them with descriptions of positions you are trying to fill, and even allow them to prepare a hard copy application […]
What’s Lurking In Their Background?
What Would You Do? You drove through rush-hour traffic, grabbed your first cup of coffee and sat down at your desk at Acme Staffing, only to have your door darkened a few minutes later by the boss. “I think we’ve got a problem, maybe. We’ve been getting some complaints.” Her face reflects the doom-and-gloom in […]
What Are The 5 Major Reasons Why Staffing Background Checks Get Delayed?
Background checks are invaluable for staffing agencies. This is because, given the nature of their business, staffing agencies cannot afford to hire the wrong people. Conducting thorough and accurate background checks is essential to ensure this. In most cases, accuracy isn’t the only thing staffing agencies need to worry about. The length of time taken […]